Canvas Network: Tell Your Story in English: Reading & Writing Skills for Language Learners

 with  Char Heitman, Thomas Tasker and Beth Sheppard
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#2 in Subjects > Humanities > ESL

In this course, you will develop English language skills by reading and writing personal stories. You will learn to write sentences more accurately, choose the right vocabulary, and organize ideas more clearly to tell a story that others enjoy reading. You will meet and work with other English language learners from around the world while improving your English for academic or professional purposes.


As a course participant, you will:

  • Read and discuss short stories.
  • Increase your vocabulary.
  • Improve accuracy in sentence structure and past tense use.
  • Write and revise a story.
  • Give and receive feedback on stories.
  • Optionally explore and report on independent study links, activities, and resources.
5 Student
Cost Free Online Course
Pace Finished
Subject ESL
Institution University of Oregon
Provider Canvas Network
Language English
Certificates Certificate Available
Hours 4 hours a week

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5.0 9 months ago
by Syeda Farwa Zaidi is taking this course right now.
This course will surely help the learners to enhance their reading and writing skills. It wil enable them to develop reading habit.
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5.0 3 months ago
by Larysa Radko completed this course, spending 3 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be medium.
Thanks for a great course! It was a great experience! The course was usefull, available and what more - the certificate was for free!
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3.0 8 months ago
by Rekalinova Mehribanum is taking this course right now.
My name is Rekalinova Mehribanum Abdullinovna. I'm from Kazakhstan, Almaty city. I'm eighteen years old. I study in Kazakh State Women's Pedagofical University,

faculty of foreign languages. I'm on first year I study English and Turkish languages.
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5.0 10 months ago
by A. N.m Abdul Ali is taking this course right now.
The course obviously would help the language learners to be skilled and enhanced their proficiency both in writing and reading skills.
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4.0 5 months ago
Anonymous completed this course.
tell you story, this couse can i help me for learn more the lenguaje of English. i liked and i would recommend it
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